The everyday heroes from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are being honoured for their outstanding humanitarian work.
As part of the Women’s Film Days Programme, an initiative of the United Nations Country Team in Cyprus, UNHCR Cyprus presents a screening of the film Capernaum, by the Director Nadine Labaki. The event takes place on the occasion of the International Day of Peace. Thursday 19 September 2019 – […]
Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a humanitarian and non-political organization mandated by the United Nations to protect refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons and help them find lasting solutions to their problems. UNHCR’s activities are based on a framework of international refugee law and […]
At least 40 people are estimated to have drowned off the coast of Libya in the latest boat disaster on the Mediterranean. This shocking incident has prompted UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to renew its urgent call for action to save lives. Some 60 survivors have been rescued and brought […]
Urgent action needed to reform gender discriminatory nationality laws causing childhood statelessness
UNHCR, UNICEF, and the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights joint press release